Best Los Angeles Tours

Los Angeles Tours

Los Angeles is a pretty big city, and for first-time visitors, it can be very tricky to get your bearings. With so much to do and see, how do you decide where to go? We recommend checking out a few of these… [Read More]

Huntington Library Opens New American Art Galleries

Los Angeles Attractions

Art lovers visiting the LA area this summer are in for a delightful surprise – the beautiful Huntington Library is about to open up a brand new expansion of their American Art galleries. Be sure to stop by the Huntington for a… [Read More]

Aquarium of the Pacific Discount Tickets

Aquarium of the Pacific Discount Tickets

Are you searching for seals and dolphins on your kayak ride through La Jolla? Scouring tide pools for tiny starfish and anemones? There’s an easier way to see the best Pacific sea life on your LA vacation this summer – with a… [Read More]

Summer at Knott’s Berry Farm

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A Southern California vacation often involves a trip to one or more of the area’s top theme parks. However, summertime in places like Disneyland means lots of crowds and long lines – not to mention the astronomical prices. This summer, enjoy short… [Read More]

Travel Gift Cyber Monday Sale

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It’s back! It’s that time of year that us savvy online shoppers anticipate most – Cyber Monday! With the holidays fast-approaching, it’s time to get in the spirit of giving while getting great deals! Whether your loved one is a globe-trotting aficionado… [Read More]

Los Angeles Holiday Lights

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With winter months averaging in the balmy 70-degree range, the holiday months in Los Angeles offer an alternative to the typical image of pine trees and snow-covered hills. But don’t underestimate the power of holiday cheer in cohesion with the power of… [Read More]

Things to do in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Attractions

Los Angeles is often billed as the “Creative Capital of the World” due to the fact that one in every six of its residents works in a creative industry. So what exactly are all these artists, actors, dancers, writers, filmmakers, and musicians… [Read More]

March Madness Things To Do on Vacation

We can all feel it in the air: spring is almost here! One of the best signs that spring is coming is March Madness, which gets everyone in the mood for the national basketball championships! The NCAA tournaments are a uniquely American… [Read More]

Best Summer Tourist Discounts

To experience everything a city has to offer, look no further than the Smart Destinations All-Inclusive Attraction Passes. Save up to 55% on combined admission prices for the top museums, tours, and attractions at some of the most beloved cities in the… [Read More]

Things to Do on Vacation with Your Family!

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With school vacation weeks coming up around the country, it’s time to start planning your vacation. With the kids home from school, it’s the perfect time to gather up the whole family for a fun trip. If going far away isn’t feasible,… [Read More]

The Spectator’s Guide to the Long Beach Marathon

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The hours are ticking down to the 28th annual Long Beach International City Bank Marathon, which will take over the city on Sunday, October 7th. One of the most scenic and flat courses in America, the Long Beach Marathon draws tens of… [Read More]

Los Angeles Lobster Festival

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If you’re around LA this weekend, make sure to spend a day at the Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival, one of the best Southern California family attractions. In addition to delicious, inexpensive lobster imported from Maine, the festival features live musical… [Read More]

Los Angeles Welcomes Back the Sunset Strip Music Festival

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Since 2008, the Sunset Strip Business Association has been bringing top-name entertainment to L.A.’s famous Sunset Strip with its popular weekend music festival. Previous years have included performances from Motley Crue, Common, Neon Trees, and Kid Cudi – and those are just… [Read More]

Shakespeare in the Park: Four Cities, Four Great Outdoor Performances

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Summer is the time to get outside and enjoy some of your city’s favorite green spaces – we’ve talked about outdoor movies and free summer festivals, but it’s about time we mention every literature junkie’s favorite summer pastime. Shakespeare in the Park… [Read More]

L.A. International Surf Festival

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On a vacation without much planning, it’s easy to fall into a slump – sitting on a tour bus during the day, grabbing a quick bite of greasy fast food for lunch, and then crashing in your hotel room with a movie… [Read More]